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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING--HOSPITAL PROPOSALS
Pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §131E-13(d)(5), notice is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners (the “Board”) of the Town of North Wilkesboro (the “Town”) will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, which public hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Board of Education Room at the Stone Center, located at 613 Cherry Street, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659. The purpose of the public hearing is to hear comments regarding the proposals for a long-term lease of Wilkes Regional Medical Center (the “Hospital”). The Town, along with WRMC Hospital Operating Corporation, issued a request for proposal (the “RFP”) related to the long-term lease of the Hospital, and the following organizations submitted proposals in response to the RFP: Capella Healthcare, Inc.; DLP Healthcare, LLC, d/b/a Duke LifePoint; Novant Health, Inc.; RegionalCare Hospital Partners, Inc.; and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (collectively, the “Proposals”). Each of these organizations will be given the opportunity to present information regarding its Proposal at the outset of the public hearing, and following this segment of the public hearing, all interested persons are invited to be heard. A sign-up sheet will be made available in the Board of Education Room prior to the public hearing, and all interested persons are asked to please sign-up in advance.

Starting on Friday, February 12, 2016, copies of the Proposals will be available for public inspection on weekdays, during normal business hours, in the Town Clerk’s Office, located at 832 Main Street, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659.
Copies of the Proposals can be downloaded from the Town website on the Download Forms & Documents button on the left hand side of the webpage.

Welcome to the official website of the Town of North Wilkesboro, NC. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about our beautiful town. North Wilkesboro has a permanent year-round population of approximately 4,200 and is situated along US Highway 421, NC-268, NC-18, and NC-115.

Town Mission Statement
The Town of North Wilkesboro strives to be a progressive organization that promotes a vibrant entrepreneurial spirit while fostering a culturally rich community that folks choose to visit and call home.

Charm
The Town of North Wilkesboro offers the unique charms of a small town yet embraces technology, new development, and forward thinking ideas. North Wilkesboro has been and continues to be a vibrant economic center. It's also a community that is proud to be a leader in cultural and community attractions within the county and the region.

Recreation
We encourage you to come visit us here in Wilkes County, NC, and take advantage of all that we have to offer. Merlefest will be here at the end of April and the Brushy Mountain Apple Festival in October. You can do things such as taking a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway, hike at Stone Mountain State Park, take a trip to the lake or go mountain-biking at the W. Kerr Scott Reservoir, play disc golf at our public course (Highland Hills Disc Golf Course) or visit any of the other numerous public recreation locations.

Restaurants & Cultural Attractions
Our community is home to numerous restaurants and area vineyards known for their unique flair, as well as cultural attractions like our first class Art Gallery and our live community theatre group known as the Wilkes Playmakers. North Wilkesboro offers visitors the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of the larger cities, while at the same time still offering many of the assets that you would find in those larger cities.

So come visit us in North Wilkesboro, NC, and discover why we love to call this place our hometown.

*THE TOWN OF NORTH WILKESBORO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER.*


Contact the Town of North Wilkesboro at townhall@north-wilkesboro.com or feel free to call us at (336) 667-7129
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